New models in 2019
In 2019, the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand will expand its range of SUVs worldwide by adding the T-Cross. The compact crossover model impresses with its striking design and an innovative interior concept, and will be available in Europe as well as in South America and China. In addition, the Passat will be revamped and fitted with a large number of new driver assistance systems. In the United States, the GLI, the sporty derivative of the Jetta, will enter the market. A new version of the Passat designed for the US market will also make its debut. The Passat will celebrate its market launch in South America. Plug-in hybrid versions of the Passat and Magotan will be launched in China. Furthermore, the e-Golf and derivatives of the Lavida and the Bora will complement the range of all-electric vehicles. The Teramont coupé and the revamped Sagitar and Magotan will round off the portfolio in China.
In early 2019, Audi will roll out the e-tron, the first all-electric model from the brand with the four rings. Other electric models are waiting in the wings. The product upgrades of the A4 and the Q7 will also raise the bar.
ŠKODA is redefining the compact class with the Scala. Based on the Modular Transverse Toolkit, the hatchback represents the next step in the development of ŠKODA’s design language. The Kamiq, a completely new crossover model, will also expand the SUV family in Europe. It combines the merits of an SUV with the agility of a compact vehicle.
SEAT will present the first electric vehicle from the Spanish brand: a derivative of the Mii.
Porsche will start its rollout of the eighth generation of the 911 in 2019. This will be kicked off by the models 911 Carrera S and 911 Carrera 4S, followed by cabriolet models and the 911 Speedster. The Cayenne model range will be expanded in 2019 by the addition of the Turbo S with a plug-in hybrid drive and – for the first time ever – coupé models. Around mid-year, the new Macan Turbo will delight the first customers with its performance and everyday practicality. In the second half of the year, Porsche will focus on the market launch of the Taycan, with which the brand will take the next step into the age of e-mobility.
Bentley will deliver its first hybrid model in 2019, a derivative of the successful SUV Bentayga. In addition, the powerful Bentayga Speed will make its debut as the series’ latest top model. Further on in the year, this will be followed by the new Flying Spur, which will give customers a new driving experience with impressive performance and innovative technologies.
From the beginning of 2019, Lamborghini will start delivering the V12 top model Aventador SVJ to customers. Following this, the roadster version of the Aventador SVJ will also become available in the course of the year. The Huracán coupé and Spyder will receive a product upgrade in the form of a new design, higher performance and improved handling.
In 2019, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will put a product upgrade of the Multivan/Transporter on the market that features a revamped interior and exterior plus new infotainment functions.
Scania will also work steadily on introducing new products and services in 2019.
MAN will bring out additional engines in 2019 that comply with the Euro 6d emission standard.
Ducati will launch numerous new models in 2019, including the Panigale V4 R, two versions of the Multistrada and four new members of the Scrambler family.